COUNTY BRIEFING

Flag retirement ceremony set

The Damascus Ruritan Club will host a flag retirement ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Damascus Community Center Park. A ceremony properly retiring of unserviceable flags will be conducted. Unserviceable flags may be dropped off at the Damascus Post Office or Damascus Hardware. The public is invited to attend and bring their unserviceable flags. The North Georgetown Boy Scouts will be assist with the ceremony. New flags can be purchased from the Ruritan at the ceremony.

All things vintage in Sebring

The Sebring Business Association will host its third annual Vintage Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. There will be vintage and antique items along with handcrafted items, music and food. A free concert will be held featuring “Big Daddy and Hoodoo Men” from 6-8 p.m. at the gazebo, weather permitting. Concert-goers should bring their own chairs.

Tree ID program offered

Tree ID and Invasive Species program will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 23 at Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center. The activity, presented by volunteer Kathy Cattrell, will start in the classroom of the center where participants will learn how to identify the various trees found in Columbiana County by characteristics of the leaves, bark and flowers; identification handouts will also be given out. The group will then take a half-mile hike on the Logan’s Loop Trail while they identify some of the trees and examine the various invasive species found in Beaver Creek. Class size is limited to 25. For more information or to register email beavercreekw@aol.com.

Sale to benefit Meals on Wheels

Columbiana Meals on Wheels will have its second annual garage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 19 and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 30 at 735 Springfield Road, Columbiana. All proceeds will benefit the Meals on Wheels program. For more information call 482-0366.

Street market opens June 23

The new Columbiana Street Market will be open beginning June 23 in the historic downtown area. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every fourth Saturday through October, rain or shine and attendees can spend the day visiting craft fairs, farmers markets and art shows. For more information, visit www.CoBrandedEvents.com.

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